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Veterans Memorial Carillon

 
 
Veterans Memorial Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2016
1. Veterans Memorial Carillon Marker
Inscription.

AMVETS in conjunction with the
Citizens of the area
dedicated this carillon as a
living memorial to
Arkansas-Oklahoma Veterans
who served their country honorably
for the Cause of Freedom
November 11, 1986
Fort Smith National Cemetery
Fort Smith, Arkansas

"...As these bells ring
...honored dead rest...freedom lives..."


 
Erected 1986 by AMVETS, Other Veterans Organizations, and Concerned Citizens.
 
Location. 35° 23.057′ N, 94° 25.672′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Touch for map. Carillon is just inside the entrance to Fort Smith National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 522 Garland Avenue, Fort Smith AR 72901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Smith National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Cemetery System
Veterans Memorial Carillon Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2016
2. Veterans Memorial Carillon Sponsors
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Trail of Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); William O. Darby (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Smith.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial Carillon and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2016
3. Veterans Memorial Carillon and Markers
Fort Smith National Cemetery Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2016
4. Fort Smith National Cemetery Entrance Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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